Monthly Archives: April 2011

North Carolina Scholarships for Children of War Veterans

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:23 pm, by

Contact Name: Wayne Peedin Phone Number: N/A E-mail:wayne.peedin@ncmail.net Address: North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, 1315 Mail Service Center, Albermarle Building, Suite 1065, Raleigh, NC 27699-1315 Website: N/A Notes: Applicant must be a dependent of a veteran who served during a period of war.

North Carolina Nurse Scholars Program

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:22 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number:(800) 700-1775 ext. 313 E-mail:N/A Address: North Carolina Nurse Scholars Program, PO Box 14223, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4223 Website: http://www.cfnc.org Notes: Applicant must be North Carolina resident for tuition purposes; scholarships up to $3,000; loan forgiveness for nursing service in North Carolina.

Massachusetts Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:22 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number:(617) 727-9420 E-mail:N/A Address: Office of Student Financial Assistance, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, 454 Broadway, Suite 200, Revere, MA 02151 Website: http://www.osfa.mass.edu Notes: Program provides grant assistance for students from low income or disadvantaged backgrounds who have had to overcome adverse circumstances. Minimum GPA 2.5.

John F. Kennedy Scholars Award

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number:(617) 472-0637 E-mail:N/A Address: Massachusetts Democratic Party, DSC Office, 10 Granite St., 4th Floor, Quincy, MA 02169 Website: http://www.massdems.org Notes: Awarded to one male and one female at the Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. Preference is given to registered Democrats and students with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Maryland Foster Care Students Exemption

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number:(800) 974-1024 E-mail:osfamail@mhec.state.md.us Address: Maryland Higher Ed. Commission Office of Student, Financial Assistance, 839 Bestgate Rd., Suite 400, Annapolis, MD 21401-3013 Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us Notes: Full tuition! Applicant must have resided in Maryland foster care home at time of high school graduation or completion of GED.

Texas Foster Care Students Exemption

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number:(800) 242-3062 E-mail:grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us Address:N/A Website: http://www.collegefortexans.com Notes: Full tuition! Applicants must have been either in the care or conservatorship of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services on the day before their 18th birthday, the day of their graduation from high school, or the day of receipt of GED; or inContinue Reading

The Tylenol Scholarship

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: N/A E-mail:N/A Address:N/A Website: http://www.tylenol.com/page.jhtml?id=tylenol/news/subptyschol.inc Notes: This program has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in the Healthcare field.

The Ayn Rand Institute, essay contest

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:19 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: (949) 222-6550 E-mail:essay@aynrand.org Address:PO Box 57044, Irvine, CA 92619-7044 Website: http://aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests.html Notes: This essay contest offers cash prizes ranging from $30 to $10,000 for winning essays on three books by the famous author Ayn Rand. The books are “The Anthem” (9th & 10 grade), “The Fountainhead (11th & 12th grade),Continue Reading

The Ron Brown Scholar Program

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:17 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: (434) 964-1588 E-mail:N/A Address:1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206 Charlottesville, VA 22901 Website: http://www.ronbrown.org/p-ad.htm Notes: The Ron Brown Scholar Program is a national program benefiting academically-talented, highly motivated African-American high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need, social commitment and leadership potential.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:17 pm, by

Contact Name: Saul Pena, Educational Services and Grants Manager Phone Number: (202) 543-1771 E-mail:spena@chci.org Address: 911 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC 20022 Website: http://www.chci.org/chciyouth/scholarship/scholarship.htm Notes: This premier scholarship opportunity is afforded to Latino students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who plan to continue contributing in the future.Continue Reading

Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarships

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:17 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: N/A E-mail:N/A Address: N/A Website: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/fridell/index.php Notes: This scholarship award in the amount of $1,000 is offered four times annually. It is open to anyone currently attending or aspiring to attend a university, college, trade school, technical institute, vocational training or other post-secondary education program.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:16 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: N/A E-mail:N/A Address: N/A Website: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Notes: The starting point for finding out the loans and grants that the government will give you to get through college.

FastWeb

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:16 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: N/A E-mail:N/A Address: N/A Website: http://www.fastweb.com Notes: Great site to get started on your search for scholarships.

Massachusetts ETV Program

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:11 pm, by

Contact Name: Maureen Fallon Messeder Phone Number: (617) 748 – 2231 E-mail: maureen.messeder@state.ma.us Address: 24 Farnsworth St. Boston, MA 02210 Website: https://www.statevoucher.org/state_not_in_service.xhtml?state=ma Notes: $5,000 per year if a current or former foster-kid.

National Foster Parent Association

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:11 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: N/A E-mail:info@NFPAinc.org Address: 7512 Stanich Ave. #6 Gig Harbor, WA 98335 Website: http://www.nfpainc.org/awards/youthScholarships.cfm?page=6#apply Notes: Apply online.

Foster Students Education Foundation

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:11 pm, by

Contact Name: Tom Thomas Phone Number: (703) 406 – 6733 E-mail: tlt@fsefonline.org Address: 47836 Scotsborgough Square, Potomac Falls, VA 20165 Website: http://www.fsefonline.org/pdf/application.pdf Notes: To provide advanced educational opportunities for today’s young foster adults through college and trade school scholarships.

Orphan Foundation of America

Written on April 9, 2011 at 4:08 pm, by

Contact Name: N/A Phone Number: (571) 203 – 0270 E-mail: help@orphan.org Address: 21351 Gentry Suite Drive, Suite 130 Sterling, VA 20166 Website: http://www.orphan.org/ Notes: Scholarship applications will be available at this site between January 1 and March 31, 2007. Awards will be announced in mid-June 2007, to the email address submitted in the application.



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